© 1988

Studies in the History of Alternative Medicine

  • Roger Cooter

Part of the St Antony’s/Macmillan Series book series

About this book


A collection of essays focused largely on the 19th century when alternative medicine as opposed to orthodox medicine was not accepted as "professional". Historians in this book explore the dissent which arose in various local and national contexts.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Roger Cooter
    • 1
  1. 1.Wellcome Unit for the History of MedicineUniversity of ManchesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Studies in the History of Alternative Medicine
  • Authors Roger Cooter

  • Series Title St Antony’s/Macmillan Series
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1988
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection History (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-333-46213-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-349-19608-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-349-19606-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XX, 180
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Cultural Studies
    Complementary & Alternative Medicine
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